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Gatistal 400 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Gatistal Tablet

Gatistal 400 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is also used in infections of urinary tract, tonsils, sinus, nose, throat, female genital organ, skin & soft tissues and lungs (pneumonia).

Gatistal Tablet side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhea

How to use Gatistal Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Gatistal 400 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Gatistal Tablet works

Gatistal 400 mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by stopping the action of a bacterial enzyme called DNA-gyrase. This prevents the bacterial cells from dividing and repairing, thereby killing them.

Gatistal Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Gatistal 400 mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Gatistal 400 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Gatistal 400 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Gatistal 400 mg Tablet may cause diarrhea or rash in the baby
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
The most common side effects that can occur when taking Gatistal 400 mg Tablet are usually mild nausea, vomiting, stomach ache, diarrhea, dizziness, and headache.This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Gatistal 400 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Gatistal 400 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Take plenty of water while you are taking this medicine
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Gatistal 400 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Gatistal Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Gatistal 400 mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • Gatifloxacin oral (tablet and suspension) and injection form has been withdrawn from the market, as it has shown incidences of abnormally high or low blood sugars levels in humans. However, its ophthalmic form (eye drop) is available to treat bacterial infections of eye, which is considered to be safe for use.


Interaction with Drugs

Taking Gatistal with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Pramipex
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Mgmax
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Oladac, Zolapin, Olisense
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stoin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Adrovit Z
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Suclosz, Vizopin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Nimsun, Abinim, Nimulis
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diabic, Glicla
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Gatistal

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My baby is having stomach problem. Frequent loose motion
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Please consult Dr. will take detail history and will examine your child in detail. may ask you for lab test on blood urine stool etc if necessary. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will prescribe you treatmentdiarrhea can be caused by: inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) bacterial infections viral infections parasites malnutrition improper food preparation poor hygieneMake sure your child drinks plenty of fluids. Do not feed them foods that seem to trigger diarrhea. Wash your hands often ? especially after each diaper change ? to avoid spreading bacteria in the home.t?s important to follow the doctor?s advice carefully. Avoid giving your child foods or liquids that trigger diarrhea. Stick with bland foods instead (such as potatoes, toast, or bananas) until the diarrhea has subsided.
How much dose of ceftriaxone is neccesary for preventing drug resistance in body
Dr. Khoobsurat Najma
Ask A Chemist
it is an antibiotic and is used for treating bacterial infections
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FAQs

Q. Can I stop taking Gatistal when I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Gatistal and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.

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